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    Updated on Aug 6, 2020. Posted on Aug 5, 2020

    36 Lightweight Pieces Of Clothing That Sweaty People Will Love

    Love summer, hate the humidity.

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    1. A boho-inspired mini dress that is equal parts comfy and chic: breezy fabric makes it perfect for hot days (*begins to sweat at the the thought of humidity*), the fun pattern make for an obligatory Insta story.

    reviewer wearing multi-colored sleeved mini dress

    Promising review: "It's long enough as a tunic top for me to wear with leggings. It's super cute and is a breathable fabric. I live in Texas where the heat is sweltering so I'd only wear this out to dinner during the summer months but during the cooler months, this will be adorable to wear with leggings." —Dagogirl

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes 0X-4X and in eight colors).

    2. A linen blend slit-neck tee ideal for curling up on the couch with a good book *or* for grocery store runs in which you buy ice cream, ice cream, and more ice cream (what else does one buy at the grocery store, right?).

    model wearing white crewneck top

    Promising review: "A linen T-shirt is tough to find, especially during the summer. This one is perfect ! I'm glad I bought all the colors offered! Keep making items with this fabric, it's dreamy!" —Book Lover

    Get it from Amazon for $13+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in six colors).

    3. High-rise biker shorts to temporarily replace your leggings when your limbs demand a little more breathing room — and in this heat!??! Who could blame them!? Oh, and FYI, these have pockets.

    "I got a pair of these for summer runs and y'all, I live in them now. They're in my laundry pile at this precise moment and I'm mad about it. The fabric is lightly compressive but comfortable and fully pass the squat test, plus the pockets are extremely handy. I wear them to run and also with oversized shirts for a ~look~." —Emma Lord, my BuzzFeed Shopping colleague

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS-5XL and in 37 colors).

    4. An off-shoulder ruffled top, because this is equally as comfortable as your favorite basic tee but *le gasp* about 10x more trendy thanks to the flounce hem. Who should start a style blog? You.

    model wearing blush off-shoulder ruffled top

    Get it from Boohoo for $10 (originally $25, available in sizes 12-20 and in two colors).

    5. An oversized jumpsuit that can easily serve as a beach cover-up or an ensemble worthy of your next date night. It all comes down to the shoes: pair it with flip-flops for a casual look, add in some wedges to up the fancy factor.

    reviewer wearing white and blue tie dye jumpsuit

    Promising review: "Love this jumpsuit. It's oversized which makes it very boxy and comfy to wear for lounging around the house. It's also lightweight, so it's perfect for summer. If you're not a fan of boxy clothing, you can use a belt to make it more fitting. The straps are adjustable and it has pockets!" —Bout Khang

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 39 colors and styles).

    6. A button-down nightgown made from a ~dreamy~ fabric that is super lightweight and ultra soft. This is the perfect bedtime outfit for anyone who doesn't have AC in their room and often spends the night sweating instead of sleeping.

    model wearing white and pink striped nightgown

    Get it from Target for $19.99 (available in sizes 1X-4X).

    7. A V-neck maxi dress for an easy, breezy, ~doesn't require pants~ outfit you'll want to slip on for and and every occasion. This is comfy enough to lounge in, stylish enough to picnic in. Cue Hannah Montana because 'tis the best of both worlds.

    reviewer wearing maxi dress in black

    Promising review: "This is super comfy and stylish to wear and most importantly, it has POCKETS! This is easy to dress up with a cute hat and accessories. It has a nice soft material without being clingy. This is my new favorite summer dress!" —Meredith

    Get it from Amazon for $25.98+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 23 colors).

    8. A flared sleeve romper so chic, the unbelievably soft fabric it's made with is just a perk — like, sleeping in this floral number would be completely understandable. *proceeds to snore in style*,

    Promising review: "La-la-looove this romper! Great quality for the price and super comfortable. Wore it to a country concert - received a lot of compliments!" —Breanna Leigh

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in three colors).

    9. A drawstring romper that I will personally be living in this summer. It's got all the comfort of the pajama set you've been wearing to bed since 1893, but it's a romper and ergo a *lot* more chic.

    reviewer wearing olive green romper with tie waist and pockets

    Promising review: "I LOVE this romper! It was perfect for walking around in hot Savannah and I received many compliments. Not only is it comfortable and soft, but looks so chic. Obsessed!" —Jennifer Ferrara

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 11 colors).

    10. A gorgeous two-piece set to throw on whenever you feel like you're in desperate need of a getaway, but stuck at home. Everyone has those outfits dubbed "vacation clothes" because of how photogenic they are and, well, this it it. Ditch your leggings for this lightweight 'fit when it comes to your next walk.,

    Promising review: "This outfit is perfect for weekend plans; you can dress up and down. Super classy and comfortable! I get so many compliments on it and it's a great vacation outfit." —Marisa Silva

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes XS-4X and in 15 colors).

    11. A strapless maxi dress with a breezy design for days that are hot, hot, hot. Adding a hat and jewelry will up the ante when it comes to looking ~put-together~, but honestly? This thing is so dang cozy that you'll wear it around the house with fuzzy slippers, too.

    reviewer wearing strapless porcelain print dress at the beach

    Promising review: "I bought this to wear currently at the end of my pregnancy and afterwards. For the July heat, it’s been so perfect. The material is so lightweight it’s like wearing nothing at all, and it fits over my giant belly with no problem. After the baby it will be great for easy nursing access and total comfort. I have been living in this, from wearing it to a hot outdoor party and parade, to just lounging around the house, but could just as easily dress it up for going out to dinner. For the price you can’t go wrong with this cute, effortless dress." —Lauren

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    12. A tie front off-shoulder blouse you'll be tempted to purchase in every color (there's 17 of 'em available, for reference). This is here to nudge your old high school gym tee into retirement: not only is the design *chefs kiss*, but the breezy material makes it comfier than what you typically wear to bed.,

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this blouse. I bought pants to match and the outfit is gorgeous. The blouse fits well, stays off the shoulders without messing with it all night, and it's really comfy." —Heather N.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 17 colors).

    13. Tie-waist wide leg pants that will truly come 👏 in 👏 handy 👏 on days of unbearable humidity. These are trendy but super lightweight, plus you can pair 'em with pretty much any top.

    white wide leg pants with tie waist

    Get them from ModCloth for $79 (available in sizes XS-4X and in three colors).

    14. A pleated gingham dress with a lovely A-line silhouette that can easily be adjusted with a waist-cinching belt (ah, the power of a good accessory). Oh, and I should probably mention — there are pockets.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!! The material is so lightweight that it’s perfect for summer, and then the buffalo plaid will also look cute and trendy in fall with a jean jacket! Plus, I LOVE that there are pockets." —Theresa St Peter

    Get it from Amazon for $23.89+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in four colors).

    15. A pajama set here to nudge your high school gym shorts and old soccer team T-shirt into retirement. You hated soccer. You sat on the bench. Sweaty sleepers, this cool-to-the-touch bamboo fabric is divine.

    model wearing black V-neck tee and shorts

    Promising review: "I needed PJs that were cool and comfortable. But I often found that the fabric of other PJs would rapidly get worn, pilled, and rough. These silky soft PJs have been going strong for months now through countless hot flashes and heat waves when it would get into the 80s in our bedroom. If you are a hot-blooded person and need to cool down, I can't recommend these PJs enough." —Margery

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S-4X and in 17 colors).

    16. A V-neck maxi dress, because life's too short to not hop in on the tie-dye trend. It's everywhere — you can't help but be enticed. This cozy number means an easy, comfy way to add a pop of pattern to your wardrobe.,

    Promising review: "Love this dress! It's exactly what I was looking for. Maxi with sleeves and pockets. It is a little long but works well with a little heel. I also added a belt to give more shape. Super cute, soft, and comfortable!" —Melissa

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 24 colors).

    17. An ultra soft terry jumpsuit for anyone who despises having to choose both a top and bottom (way too time-consuming) *and* doesn't like dresses (what if there's a breeze?). Presenting the cozy, versatile one-and-done solution.

    reviewer wearing orange jumpsuit with wide cropped leg silhouette

    Promising review: "It is nice and flow-y, looser fit and very comfortable for lounging or running errands. The fabric is heavy enough to not show underwear lines and lays/hangs well without being too heavy or hot. This is also work-appropriate for more casual jobs dressed up with a nice necklace, flats, and a jacket or blazer." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.59+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in five colors).

    18. A hook-and-eye closure bralette available in cup and band sizes, aka you'll be able to find *the* perfect fit. Wide straps provide awesome support, no underwire means optimal comfort.

    model wearing bralette in light purple

    Promising review: "This is the bra I’ve been searching for. Why is it so hard to find comfortable sleeping bras in real sizes? The S/M/L thing is so annoying. I wanted something wireless and super comfy (but yet still supportive) for around that house. It’s taken me months and several wrong choices to find this one. But it was worth the wait and definitely worth the $16.99. I had recently paid $50 for a similar, but not nearly as great, version from another company." —Michelle D.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in band sizes 34-48, cup sizes B-G, and in eight colors).

    19. A swing dress destined to be on constant rotation in your summer wardrobe (the poor thing will never get a break). The jersey knit material is super lightweight and the design itself isn't clingy, aka this will really pull through on days where "I'm dripping sweat" doesn't even begin to cover it.

    Promising review: "I bought this dress on a whim because I needed a plain black dress. I spent a few hours at the mall trying to look for something like this before giving up and ordering this one hoping it would be ok. Well, it has surpassed my expectations! This dress is a thick, cottony soft, flowy material, is so flattering, and it does not wrinkle easily." —T.Fia

    Get it from Amazon for $20.95+ (available in sizes S-XL and in five colors).

    20. A leopard print V-neck jumpsuit that can be paired with sneakers for more casual affairs or heels for fancy occasions. Plus, the fabric is so comfortable you'll be tempted to wear it during your next Netflix binge. Go ahead. I encourage it

    reviewer wearing the leopard V-neck tank jumpsuit

    Promising review: "This is so comfortable. The top part runs a little large, it is lightweight, and feels like the most comfortable pajamas. I love it and wear it all the time! Can be dressed up or worn casual!" —kgrizzwald45

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in two colors).

    21. A sleeveless tee because humidity has arrived and with it, an endless amount of sweat. Presenting the easiest way to wear as little clothing as possible while still feeling dressed up enough for that daily walk. You’re welcome.


    Promising review: "I originally bought these as lounge shirts, but I can already tell I'll be wearing them out. Made from a great, soft material, good for larger-chested women, and the length is somewhere between a long tee and a tunic. Could easily be worn with a fancy necklace or dressed down with shorts. So versatile and price is right!" —elleem

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in nine colors).

    22. A pleated midi skirt that calls for some serious twirling action. I'm not outright saying that this skirt was invented with a Boomerang video in mind, but...

    model wearing red pleated midi skirt

    Get it from Target for $29.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X and in two colors).

    23. A halter maxi dress with a smocked bodice, ruffled bottom, an open back worthy of drool, and adjustable back straps that mean a bra may not be necessary (SO LONG, PAINFUL UNDERWIRE). Let's all do this together: *swoon*,

    Promising review: "Absolutely one of the most gorgeous summer dresses I own, and for the price? It's amazing." —metta

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 19 colors).

    24. Stretchy wide leg palazzo pants here to make your *leggings* feel rigid. There's a ton of different patterns to choose from, the high-rise elastic band doesn't dig into your belly button, plus they're super soft but still easy to dress up. Heaven = found.

    reviewer wearing navy pants with pink floral design

    Promising review: "I waited almost a year to review these partially because I wanted to see how they would hold up and because I kept forgetting to write one. Almost one year later and I'm still in love with these pants. Super comfortable and a main staple in my work wardrobe. Tight enough to sit on your hips without falling down or suffocating you, they flow loose around the thighs and calves. Perfect for work, interview, or a night out to dinner." —Elena Welte

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and in 18 colors).

    25. A flared mini skirt cleverly made with a drawstring waist which means *phew* no uncomfortable button digging into your stomach. Plus, the ability to adjust the waist = a fit that feels tailored to you.,

    Promising review: "YES YES YES! Just go ahead and get one! It’s so comfy, not see through, and adorable!" —LP

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 25 colors).

    26. A V-neck tee about to become a staple in your workout wardrobe. Hear ye, hear ye: This is made from a quick drying material that won't make you feel as if you're stewing in your own sweat.

    model wearing black V-neck tee

    Promising review: "What a nice shirt! Soooo comfortable and lightweight, it's almost like you're not wearing anything." —Laurel Kimber

    Get it from Amazon for $6.90+ (available in sizes S-3X and in seven colors).

    27. A breezy V-neck maxi dress with "summer uniform" written all over it in invisible ink, National Treasure style. This is the ideal number to throw on when you're in a rush which, let's face it, is pretty much always.,

    Reviewers suggest going ordering one size down if you don't want a loose, oversized fit.

    Promising review: "I purchased this to have as a dinner dress for a cruise that my husband and I went on this past winter. It is very over-sized and loose so I ended up just wearing it as a walkaround lounge dress. But it is very comfortable and has pockets so that's a plus! The striped colors are cute too!" —Red's Wife

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 16 colors).

    28. A sleeveless swing dress that says “I went out of my way to try this morning” when you, in fact, did not. Throw your hair up in a messy bun, slip on some sneaks, and bam! The aesthetic du jour is chic.

    model wearing light purple dress

    Get it from Target for $15.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X and in six colors).

    29. A knit jumpsuit made from a buttery soft material that feels like luxury against your skin. If you want to feel like you're wearing pajamas while sending emails and calling into meetings from 9-5, you'll probably wish you added this to cart sooner.

    reviewer wearing V-neck tank jumpsuit with wide leg design in hot pink

    Promising review: "I love this jumpsuit! It looks so cute on and is very comfortable, plus it can be worn casually or dressed up. I plan on wearing it to a wedding in September." —sally

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    30. A cold shoulder maxi dress so trendy, it's practically a requirement to have a photo shoot whilst wearing it. Congratulations on your newest #ootd, now prepare for at least 500K new followers.

    Promising review: "Got this dress to wear in Hawaii! It was beautiful and I felt very comfortable in it, plus it fit great with or without a bra (I decided to go without). Got a lot of compliments on it, the price was great, and I’ll definitely wear it again." —Carebear

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes 0X-4X and in 32 colors/styles).

    31. A tank maxi dress that is, without a doubt, the perfect basic piece of summer clothing. Get ready to wear this lovely piece of jersey knit all 👏 the 👏 damn 👏 time 👏.

    Reviewer recommend ordering a size down!

    Promising review: "Lately I have been really into maxi dresses for their comfort and convenience. This dress is perfect for the person who needs to get ready in a pinch. I can wear it around the house, grab the mail, throw a T-shirt or sweater over it if I want more modesty to go out, or accessorize for cleaner look. It accentuates the bust and upper waist while hiding the bottom which I like. It’s awesome. I’ve ordered two so far." —Joanna

    Get it from Amazon for $18.03+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 10 colors).

    32. An off-shoulder tiered maxi dress so gorgeous, I'm pretty sure shedding a few ~tiers~ is justified. Ignore me, I've just chopped a few onions.

    reviewer wearing the white midi dress

    Promising review: "Was thoroughly impressed by this dress. I was considering the same exact one on a popular women’s clothing site but found this one for $40 cheaper. It was comfortable, decent quality, and fit as expected. I wore to a wedding and received many compliments." —Tiffany J.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven colors).

    33. A scoop neck swing dress for curling up on the couch with a good book *or* for running errands. The world is truly your oyster with this trusty number.

    reviewer wearing striped mini dress

    Promising review: "So, so comfortable and fits exactly as described. This is definitely my go-to dress when I need something cute and nice looking to throw on quickly. The navy-and-red striped dress is perfect with flip-flops and keeps me nice and cool in the North Carolina heat!" —Bebe

    Get it from Amazon for $20 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 14 colors).

    34. A halter mini dress available in six gorgeous color and pattern combos. Will you spend the next several hours deciding which color and pattern combo to purchase? Probably. To all the indecisive folks out there, I'm sorry for the inconvenience.

    reviewer wearing leaf-patterned dress

    Promising review: "This dress is beautiful, especially for the price. It's light, comfy, and flowy. I especially like how the back is a little longer so you don't have to worry about flashing people." —Trish P.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in sizes S-XL and in six colors).

    35. Drawstring linen shorts for a chic upgrade to your pajama bottoms. The high-rise elastic waistband ensures a comfy fit that can easily slide on over swimsuit bottoms, plus large pockets mean yo don't have to carry a purse if you don't want to.

    model wearing camouflage olive green linen shorts

    Promising review: "OMG these shorts are so comfortable and so adorable that I grabbed one in every color." —Tita

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 17 colors).

    36. An off-shoulder maxi dress guaranteed to be the belle of the warm weather ball. Whether wearing it for a casual beach stroll or a family barbecue, everyone will be asking where you got this pretty little number.

    reviewer wearing navy ruffled off-shoulder maxi dress

    Promising review: "Super cute, flattering, and true to size. I like that it can be dressed up or down, although the slit on both sides does give it a more casual appearance. Overall, I'm very happy with my purchase. Love it!" —Ali C.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in six colors).

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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